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The subject of this painting resembles a nativity scene with Mary, baby Jesus, and Joseph in a landscape setting.
Glessing was a painter of theatrical scenery and landscapes.
When this scene was painted, the artist was in Indianapolis decorating the Metropolitan Theatre, which later became the Park.
Purchased from the parents of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Wilbur circa 1961 in the Midwest; sold to the museum by Mrs. Stuart Wilbur in 1991